On Saturday, Aug. 27, Helen Carpenter accepted a Lifetime Achievement Award on behalf of her husband, the late Senator Bob Carpenter. N.C. Senator Jim Davis (at right) presented the award.
The plaque presented described the late senator as “a true patriot, a dedicated public servant, and an exemplary Republican.”
The award was presented at the Macon County Republican Party general meeting held at the community building in Highlands.
The guest speaker was Mike Hightower, a major Republican fundraiser and campaign strategist from Florida.